AGC’s Two Part Webinar Series: Building Contractors - Preparing yourself and your jobsites for the Impacts of COVID-19
Member Price: FREE| Non Member Price: $149
Part One: Determining Project Viability and Keeping a Jobsite open amid COVID-19
Monday, May 11, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Thursday, May 14, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
AGC’s Two Part Webinar Series: Paycheck Protection Program
Part One: Paycheck Protection Program: Key Updates and Developments in the Ground Rules of the Program
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Thursday, May 7, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Maintaining Cash Flow During the COVID-19 Crisis: An Overview of New Federal Support Programs & Practical Advice for Contractors
On April 8, this webinar provided an overview of how construction firms can take advantage of recent federal programs created to support businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, including the new Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program and revisions to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, as well as some tax relief and tax deferral programs created in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The presenters provided important information about the qualification rules for the SBA loan programs, such as affiliation and how a company’s employees are counted. Additionally, the presenters provided contractors with practical steps they can take to address cash flow issues in the current environment.
Ask the Experts: Impact of Coronavirus on Union Contractors
On April 3, AGC had a conversation with experts on the labor and employment law considerations for union construction contractors during the coronavirus outbreak. Participants learned how to navigate new paid sick and family leave mandates, expiring collective bargaining agreements, and layoffs and furloughs while staying compliant with the National Labor Relations Act, the WARN Act, labor contracts (including benefit fund), and more. The webinar also addressed what Congress is considering for future relief and how union contractors might be impacted.
To access the slides and recordings, click here. You will have to enter your AGC credentials to access the information.
Navigating the Outbreak: An Eight Part Webinar Series on the Factors that Construction Companies Need to Consider, as They Strive for Business Continuity
Between Monday, March 23 and Wednesday, April 1, AGC will host an 8-part webinar series on the “Factors that Construction Companies Need to Consider, as They Strive for Business Continuity”. This series is FREE TO AGC MEMBERS. More detailed information on the webinar series and how to register can be found here.
The series will cover the following topics:
- Part I, 3/23: Your Federal and State Legal Obligations to Provide Paid and/or Unpaid Leave to Your Employees
- Part II, 3/24: What the Federal and Many State Labor and Employment Laws Are Likely to Require of You, as You Adjust Your Operations to Meet the Latest Contingencies?
- Part III, 3/25: The Contractual and Related Legal Protections and Risks for Construction Companies
- Part IV, 3/26: How to Protect Your People and Your Projects
- Part V, 3/27: The Components of a Comprehensive Project Continuity Plan
- Part VI, 3/30: Insurance Coverage and Claims for Losses Resulting from the Outbreak
- Part VII, 3/31: The Additional Pressure that the Outbreak Could be Putting on Your Information Technology
- Part VIII, 4/01: What You Need to Watch, as the Outbreak Continues to Unfold
To access ALL slides and recordings, click here. You will have to enter your AGC credentials to access the information.
An Overview of the Latest Economic, Legislative & Regulatory COVID-19 Related Impacts on Construction
On March 30, AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr and Vice President of Government Affairs Jimmy Christianson will provide an analysis of the recently passed coronavirus relief legislation and what it means for construction firms. In particular, they will address how firms can take advantage of the tax credits and lending programs outlined in the legislation. They will also cover the new paid sick and family & medical leave mandates and how those apply to construction firms. In addition, AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson will provide his latest analysis of economic conditions and the impacts of the pandemic on the industry.
To access the slides and recording, click here. You will have to enter your AGC credentials to access the information.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Update on COVID-19 Response
On March 27, AGC hosted a FREE webinar with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to update the industry on their COVID-19 response. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently undertaking efforts to support FEMA, State, and local authorities to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. Among these efforts is assisting other agencies in assessing and potential sites for suitability as alternate care facilities and to rapidly engage contractors to prepare them for medical use. This presentation will give an overview of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers efforts as they stand, the challenges and opportunities presented, and what construction contractors can do to help in these efforts.
AGC Webinar: Latest Developments on the Coronavirus and What that Means for the Construction Industry
On March 20, AGC CEO Steve Sandherr and additional national staff provided an update on the coronavirus, including the latest information about the federal response, an updated economic analysis of its impacts and an overview of the latest legal, HR, safety and risk measures being put in place because of the coronavirus.